Caregiver and elderly woman on a bench


The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

3SquaresVT is a nutrition program that boosts your food budget to help you stay healthy and independent. Click here to learn more about 3SquaresVT!

If you have Medicare, please take the short survey when you have a few moments to share your experiences. It is important to hear from a wide cross-section of Vermonters with Medicare on this issue.

SVCOA is offering another free session of the popular virtual "Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" class beginning in August. Click here to learn more!

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